6 Key Takeaways | National Labor Relations Board Issues New Final Rule on Joint Employers

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB/Board) recently issued a new rule effectively overturning an Obama-era precedent on joint employer status and making it harder to show that two companies are joint employers. In doing so, it lessened – at least for the moment – the threat of employers being found to be joint employers in many circumstances where they did not intend to be, or where they would not have been found to be joint employers under prior law.

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